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Primary Schools team up for Jubilee parade

PUBLISHED: 12:35 01 June 2012

School children from Thomas Buxton Primary School and St Annes Catholic School take part in a Jubilee parade led by a Samba drum band. The children dressed in 'commonwealth' and 'kings and queens' themes for the day.

30.5.12 Adam Holt

School children from Thomas Buxton Primary School and St Annes Catholic School take part in a Jubilee parade led by a Samba drum band. The children dressed in 'commonwealth' and 'kings and queens' themes for the day. 30.5.12 Adam Holt

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Pupils from Thomas Buxton and St Anne's Primary Schools teamed up for a joint Jubilee parade along Buxton Street and through Allen Gardens.

Around 800 children from the two schools were involved, with pupils from St Anne’s dressing up as Kings and Queens, while Thomas Buxton pupils were adourned in Commonwealth-themed costumes.

Headteacher at Thomas Buxton Primary, Lorraine Flanagan, said: “We’ve been learning about the Commonwealth and the Monarchy as well as part of our celebrations for the Jubilee. Now we’re looking forward to teaming up with St Anne’s again to mark the Olympics!”

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